The Resource Cartographies of travel and navigation, edited by James R. Akerman, (electronic resource)

Cartographies of travel and navigation, edited by James R. Akerman, (electronic resource)

Label
Cartographies of travel and navigation
Title
Cartographies of travel and navigation
Statement of responsibility
edited by James R. Akerman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Finding one's way with a map is a relatively recent phenomenon. In premodern times, maps were used, if at all, mainly for planning journeys in advance, not for guiding travelers on the road. With the exception of navigational sea charts, the use of maps by travelers only became common in the modern era; indeed, in the last two hundred years, maps have become the most ubiquitous and familiar genre of modern cartography. Examining the historical relationship between travelers, navigation, and maps, Cartographies of Travel and Navigation considers the cartographic response
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 629.04/5
  • 629.045
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GA108
LC item number
.C35 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Akerman, James R
Series statement
The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maps
  • Navigation
  • Map reading
  • Navigation
  • Map reading
Label
Cartographies of travel and navigation, edited by James R. Akerman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction / James R. Akerman -- Milieus of mobility : itineraries, route maps and road maps / Catherine Delano-Smith -- Surveying the seas : establishing the sea routes to the East Indies / Andrew S. Cook -- Mapping a transcontinental nation : nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American rail travel cartography / Jerry Musich -- Twentieth-century American road maps and the making of a national motorized space / James R. Akerman -- "Up in the air in more ways than one" : the emergence of aeronautical charts in the United States / Ralph E. Ehrenberg -- Maps on wheels : the evolution of automobile navigation / Robert L. French
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (383 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612901744
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000055320
  • (EBL)616025
  • (OCoLC)688291759
  • (SSID)ssj0000413599
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12121395
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000413599
  • (PQKBWorkID)10383760
  • (PQKB)11538211
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000123009
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC616025
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000055320
Label
Cartographies of travel and navigation, edited by James R. Akerman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction / James R. Akerman -- Milieus of mobility : itineraries, route maps and road maps / Catherine Delano-Smith -- Surveying the seas : establishing the sea routes to the East Indies / Andrew S. Cook -- Mapping a transcontinental nation : nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American rail travel cartography / Jerry Musich -- Twentieth-century American road maps and the making of a national motorized space / James R. Akerman -- "Up in the air in more ways than one" : the emergence of aeronautical charts in the United States / Ralph E. Ehrenberg -- Maps on wheels : the evolution of automobile navigation / Robert L. French
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (383 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612901744
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000055320
  • (EBL)616025
  • (OCoLC)688291759
  • (SSID)ssj0000413599
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12121395
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000413599
  • (PQKBWorkID)10383760
  • (PQKB)11538211
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000123009
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC616025
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000055320

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